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Staying safe

Here you can find information and advice about keeping safe. You can find information on topics such as crime prevention or who to contact if someone you know is being abused

If you think a vulnerable adult is being abused in any way, tell someone. You can speak in confidence to one of the Safeguarding Adults teams. 

  • For Devon contact Care Direct on 0345 1551 007 (8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on Saturdays) or email csc.caredirect@devon.gov.uk 

    If an emergency situation happens outside these hours or on a Bank Holiday contact the Emergency Duty Service on 0345 6000 388.

  • For Torbay call 01803 219700 or email Safeguarding Adults

 

 If you are worried about a child:

  • For Devon call 0345 155 1071 (out of hours 0845 6000 388)
  • For Torbay call 01803 208100  (out of hours 0300 4564 876)

If the problem needs immediate action phone 999.

If you want to contact the police but don’t think the issue requires immediate action call 101.

 Also, please see the useful information and guidance tab below.

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Honiton Community Action Trust - The Community Church (HCAT)

Part of The Community Church, Honiton, the team consists mainly of volunteers. We provide mentoring and support for those suffering from Alcohol or Drug Addiction, single parents and those going through the Criminal Justice system. We have a Debt Advice service and support for those…
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The Kings BuildingLees BuildingHigh StreetHonitonDevonEX14 1DH

advicenow

Advicenow is an independent, not-for-profit website, run by the charity Law for Life It provides accurate information on rights and the law, including: Benefits Consumer Rights Employment Rights Family Law Money and tax We believe that everybody should have access to clear and effective guidance…
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404 China Works,Black Prince RoadLondonSE1 7SJ

Rising Moments community project

We are a small team of volunteers providing practical essential, support, sign-posting, well-being,positive moments and friendship for women effected by physical, sexual emotional, psychological and domestic abuse past or present. We provide essential everyday essential like hygine packs, clothing for women- to new born to…
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Barton Baptist Church (drop in support group address)Happaway RoadTorquayDEVONTQ2 8EU

Devon Essential Medical Services (DEMS]

DEMS is a Registered Charity operating out of Torquay and Buckfastleigh. We offer an Event Medical Service, Community and Workplace First Aid Training Service, together with a Patient Transfer Service providing both ambulance and car based transport including a wheelchair accessible vehicle.
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TorquayTQ2 7DS

Mid Devon District Council Lifeline Alarms

A Lifeline alarm provides help at the touch of a button 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The service provides peace of mind to people who feel at risk in their own homes. It gives people the freedom to live their life independently…
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MDDC Housing DepartmentPhoenix HousePhoenix LaneTivertonDevonEX16 6LB

Torbay Domestic Abuse Service (Sanctuary Supported Living)

Torbay Domestic Abuse Service provides support for women, men and children who need advice and protection from domestic abuse. Sanctuary Supported Living can help by providing floating support for up to 12 months, whether clients are in the process of leaving a relationship, wish to stay,…
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Sanctuary Group, Unit 6, Torbay Business ParkWoodview RoadPaigntonDevonTQ4 7HP

Saga SOS Personal Alarm

Saga SOS personal alarm Reassurance in and around your home, from only £15.95 per month* No start up costs. No delivery charges. First month free and free bogus caller button! Has one of your family or friends taken a bad fall or injured themselves at…
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Cheriton Parc HouseCheriton High StreetCheritonFolkestoneKentCT18 8AN

Are You OK?

If your partner or someone in your family is hurting your mind or your body that is not OK and support is available.     Are You Ok? is a website containing advice and information on domestic abuse and sexual violence, as well as a…
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Social Care - Emergency Duty Service

Provision of emergency Social care and advice for clients urgently in need out of office hours (not including Torbay and Plymouth). Part of Devon County Council. A generic emergency service responding to social care emergencies (both adults and children) which cannot be safely left until…
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Home from Hospital service

Returning home from hospital can leave you worried about how you will cope and whether you need extra support. Our Home from Hospital care service makes the transition easier and can normally be arranged within days. The service is designed to help the elderly and…
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PPP Taking CareOld Broad StreetLondonEC2N 1AD
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